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Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
quote butler admits to giving out secret information and stands trial this morning. the verdict could have profound implications for the roman catholic church. >>> polls show mitt romney's path to the white house may be narrowing. his best chance to turn the tide is wednesday's first presidential debate. with the stakes incredibly high, both candidates have begun preparing for their big night. >>> he's a former governor, action star and weight lifter. now arnold schwarzenegger is looking to become the comeback kid. he's written a memoir, but his first test comes on "60 minut " minutes." >> i think it was the stupidest thing i've done in the whole relationship. >> will there be a second act for schwarzenegger? >>> he's the british secret agent with the best gadgets and the hottest villains. his name bond, james bond. he's turn 50 and he may be trading in his shaken martini for a beer, but still nobody does it better. >> the name is bond, james bond. >>> all that and so much more on "cbs this morning" saturday, september 29, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> i like our theme song, but the
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
with the new development in the case against christopher butler. >>reporter: as part of plea deal oakland judge sentenced former private investigators butler to 8 years in federal prison. department recommended more than 12. his attorney says the sentence is a reflection of butler cooperation with investigators. >> the accidents of his cooperation was extraordinary. the accident to which everything he said to the authorities from day one was completely borne out as factually accurate. >>reporter: he was involved in the scandal theft and sale of drugs from the task force as well as the so-called dirty dui scheme. he set up men going through nasty divorce for drunk driving arrest. in may the 51-year-old butler pleaded guilty to receive felony counts including methamphetamine and marijuana distribution. theft conspiracy extortion and robbery. at his sentencing butler told the judge quote i just want to apologize to the community for the anxiety fear and suffering i caused others. i weren't to apologies to the law enforcement community for the embarrassment and betrayal i inflicted upo
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
area news. >> christopher butler, the private investigator who made a name for himself with the stable -- the one-time celebrity investigator will be spending eight years in prison for his part in orchestrating dirty arrests that led to a law enforcement scandal that rocked the east bay. live in oakland with new details. jodi? >> reporter: jessica, christopher butler's voice cracked we motion as he apologized to the community for the anxiety, fear, and suffering he has caused. today, he learned his fate for his crimes. a once stardom-seeking private i. who made national news with his so-called mommy p.i.s is heading to prison to do some hard time. a federal court judge sentenced christopher butler to eight years behind bars for extortion, robbery, and conspireing to deal drugs. >> any defendant at this point realizes that for a year and a half of conduct and i'm rounding out that he has really done great damage. not only to himself. but to the reputation of law enforcement. >> nbc bay area was the first to obtain this undercover video showing butler and the former commander of contra c
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is headed to prison. and there are late details in the case against christopher butler. >> butler attorney told us his client was caught up in trying to become a reality tv star and that led him to commit felonies now, he's heading to prison and determined to take others with him. as part of the plea deal a judge sentenced a former investigator to eight years in federal prison. the probation department recommended more than 12. his attorney says the sentence is a reflection of his cooperation with investigators. >> this extent of his cooperation is extraordinary. the extent of everything he said to the authorities was bourne out as accurate. >> butler continue solved in a scandal included theft and sales from the central narcotics enforcement task force as well as dirty dui scheme. set up men going through nasty divorces for drunk driving arests. the 51-year-old pled guilty to seven felony counts including theft, and robbery. and in a sentencing told the judge, quote, i just want to apologize to the community for anxiety, fear and suffering i caused oirjs. i want to apologize to the law en
Sep 1, 2012 6:30pm PDT
in yosemite the bodies found days later. an emotional family shares its story. stacey butler on the unbelievable heartbreak >>> we miss our boys so much we had so many plans, for us with them. it's going to be really hard >>> they face the loss of their lives tonight for the first time since that fateful day in yosemite the atoms share their story. >>> they were ripped away before our eyes >>> they took their first trip as a family to a church camp in yosemite josh the oldest son angelo son and the man and a couple son jacob having the time of their lives >>> jacob was sitting down and and he was sitting down the water came up to their bellybutton >>> she shot these pictures from a bridge moments before it her whole world swept down the river. >>> i grabbed my son and i saw my other son, to do his best to save him and my wife to do her best to save them both >>> and they grabbed josh by the leg all three dragged over a waterfall he was forced to let go >>> i watched him take his last breath there's nothing i could do, i will need help with that. >>> josh the marriage but he w
Sep 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
the butler did it. the trial of pope benedict's former butler went on today. he is accused of passing on information to journalists. it is considered one of the worst breaches of security in vatican history. if convicted, he faces up to eight years behind bars. news around the nation now. we have more information on that debt the workplace shooting in minneapolis. the parents of the shooter say they were so concerned about their son's paranoia they enrolled in a class for families of the mentally ill. he was fired from his job by thursday morning. he returned to the business later that day and opened fire. he killed five people before he turned the gun on himself. a giant in journalism. tonight people remembering the life of arthur ochs sulzberger. the former new york times publisher died today after a long illness. he took charge of the paper in 1963. over the years the times influence and province -- profits grew. he was 86 years old. there was a sequel on the highways of los angeles. it was the beginning of carmeggedon ii. police say traffic was light and drivers are staying away f
Sep 1, 2012 9:30pm EDT
butler discusses gay and lesbian issues. >> c-span's gavel-to-gavel coverage next week and online at featured speakers in >> we will build an american community again. the choice we offer is not conservative or liberal. in many ways, it is not even republican or democratic. it is different, it is new, and it will work. [cheers and applause] >> count your own opinion and connect with other c-span viewers. conventionhub@ campaign2012. >> the start of mcgovern's speech was delayed until after 2:00 a.m. eastern time. he spoke for about 22 minutes. >> my fellow citizens, i am happy to join you for this benediction of our friday sunrise service. [cheers and applause] [laughter] i assume that everyone here is impressed with my control of this convention. my choice for vice president was challenged by only 39 other nominees. [cheers and applause] but i think we learned from watching the republicans four years ago, as they selected their vice-presidential nominee, that it pays to take a little more time. [cheers and applause] and i can tell you that eleanor 1htimer 1waspr
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
butler and a former commander of contra costa's drug enforcement team norman welsh taking part in an apparent drug deal. butler has admitted he teamed up with welsh to steal drugs from law enforcement evidence lockers and sell them back on the street. today he choked back tears as he apologized to the community, fellow officers, and his family. >> i think he is genuinely sorry because it was for a 51-year-old person a limited period of his life where he just got off the track. and there are a lot of reasons for it. it's nobody else's fault but his, and he is very sorry. >> reporter: now things could have been much worse for butler. he actually face admin mum of about 12 1/2 years in prison, and that's the sentence the probation officer recommended. but because he has cooperated with the government and agreed to testify against his alleged co-conspirator norman welsh, he got the lighter eight-year sentence. norman welsh's attorney says he is shocked by this sentence. he told me tonight he still believes that butler was the mastermind of it all who he says has lied every step of
Sep 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
day of the trial of pope benedict's former butler has come to a close. the man confessed to stealing confidential documents from the pope's apartment and leaking them to the press. nbc's claudia has the latest for us from rome. >> the most sensational trial to be held in the vatican for decades or centuries will be over in a week. today marks the start of the so-called trial, the one that sues the pope's former butler accused of stealing and leaking private documents from the pope's apartment through the italian media to expose what he said was the evil and corruption he saw all around catholic church. he was in court this morning looking tense. but he didn't show my ni emotion. >> he was occasion untilly a little bit nervous but for the most part he was smiling. he looked rather calm. he obviously had some inside tension. he looked a little bit pale. and he had bags undh-nder his e >> he be take the stand on tuesday and he could be sentenced by the end of next week. he's already confessed to the crime to it looks like a mess of the butler did it but the question remains, the butler
Sep 30, 2012 2:00pm PDT
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Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
nationwide. >> a criminal trial of pope benedict xvi's butler got underway for stealing and leaking secret vatican papers. why he claims he did it. and a journey of history. big guns coming to the north bay. the first debate between >> the first debate between barack obama special mitt romney is just four days away. while they are preparing for the showed own in denver on monday, their runningmates are in the battleground states. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney were out in the public eye today, as they get ready for their first debate this wednesday. so the campaign trail duties fell to their runningmates. vice-president biden stumped in florida for a second consecutive day. he slammed republicans and the bush administration for the skyrocketing deficit. >> by the time the reins got turned over to barack and me, they had doubled the national debt in 8 years. >> reporter: with his path to the white house shrinking, florida's looking like a must-win for romney. but today, his runningmate, ckman paul ryan, focused on new hampshire, with four electoral votes. but ryan said that co
Sep 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
benedict's former butler is on trial at the vatican. he's accused of leaking hundreds of papers from the pope's apartment to journalists. >> and the czech president is recovering from a bizarre attack. he was inaugerating a new bridge when a man armed with a fake gun fired plastic pellets at him. he was taken to the hospital, the president, that is, was taken to the hospital with bruises, but no serious injuries. the suspect is in custody. >> a typhoon is roaring over okinawa. the latest in a string of typhoons to rock the area. the storm is expected to impact the east coast of mainland japan before making landfall there tomorrow. >>> a hong kong billionaire is making an offer many bachelors may not be able to refuse. $64 million to marry his daughter. so what's behind the offer? and are there any applicants? pauline cho finds out. >> in his opulent mansion, real estate tycoon cecil caio enjoys the beautiful ougartwork, the serenity of an indoor waterfall and an ocean view, but he's unsettled by a simple desire, finding the right person for his only daughter. >> she is a nice girl, v
Aug 31, 2012 8:37pm PDT
to offer at this time. >> public comment. i have two cards. >> good afternoon. my name is f. joseph butler. i want to make some comments with regard to this item. i would like to thank the office of supervisor chiu who was working with the neighborhood to try to secure the building to get lights on at night, to close up the windows without looking like a blighted building. a new issue, there is a card that is always parked in the front yard of the vacant lot. there is an article in the chronicle today about cars parking on sidewalks. the planning code also prohibits parking on vacant lots in residential neighborhoods. while earning some men come from this car, -- and, from this car, someone is earning some income from this vacant lot. in exchange for that, or whether you continue to allow it, it would be nice if the nevada council provided lighting, security, alarms within the building to note the motion or fire or smoke. the building is an architectural resources. an historic resources as defined by ceqa. until such time as this commission approves the replacement building, they may not a
Sep 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
armstrong picked up by the miami dolphins and the team signed butler. he started last season in arizona, placed in september with a dislocated ankle. and yesterday, the nfl suspended skin safety, tenard jackson. jackson had already missed 20 games while in tampa for two previous suspensions. he found out about the suspension friday and disappointed. jackson appealed the decision, requesting a lesser penalty, but it was denied. he is eligible for reinstatement august 31 of 2013. >> how is this important? i really like the guy. i like who he is. i like the way he worked. you know, the guy has never been arrested in his life. i just really disappointed for him. you know, he's out for a year. obviously he's made some mistakes. but just disappointed for the guy. i really do like him and i really disappointed that he's going to be out. >> the nationals won their 80th game of the season. when do you realize 80 was the win total for last year, you realize how special this team is. including the pitcher. and adam laroche and the nats trying to take a third straight game from the cardinals this
Sep 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
ryan butler, president of lgbt democrats in north carolina discusses gay and lesbian issues on the 2012 election. "washington journal" is next. host: a live picture inside the time-warner cable arena in charlotte, north carolina. most of the upcoming democratic national convention will take place inside the arena. a speech by president obama. by the way, the national convention of the democrats was the first nominating convention of a major party ever held in the state of north carolina. lots to talk about and preview for you this morning. and dan bowls writes in "the washington post" this morning, why is washington as divided as ever? there's a shot of president obama waving after speaking to thousands of supporters in iowa. the main headline said who stood in the way of change? obama vowed a new era of unity. why is washington as divided as ever. want to ask you that question this morning we welcome your phone calls to the segment as well as your tweets and your e-mails. democrats, call 202-737-0001. republicans, 737-0002. and independents, 202-628-0205. we look forward to hearing fr
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
's real referees get cheers and boos in their first day back. intrigue at the vatican as the butler goes on trial. >>> we'll begin with today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >>> a red line should be drawn right here. >> israel' prime minister warnings time is running out to stop iran. >> netanyahu says iran could have enough enriched uranium for a nuclear weapon by next summer. >> it's not merely the future of my country, at stake is the future of the world. >> bebe, bubby, what's with the wylie coyote tee nuclear bomb? >> police in minneapolis are investigating a deadly shooting. >> the toll is five dead, four wounded. >> they report the gunman was an employee who lost his job. >> in a wonderful neighborhood, wonderful business we've had a horrible tragedy. >> i'll put forward a practical plan to create jobs and grow the middle class. >> remember that movie? i see employed people. >> standing ovation. yes, the real nfl officials are back in business. >> let's get football back to the old school way. >> whoa. >> a stunning confirmation from the nasa rover "curiosity" sometime in
Sep 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
these weapon sites. >>> pope benedict's former butler is on trial today at the vatican. he's accused of leaking hundreds of secret pages from the pontiff's apartment. if he is convicted, he could spend up to eight years in prison. he has pled not guilty. the vatican computer technician is also on trial. >>> more than 100 voter registrations in the big battleground state of florida are being called suspicious.ur endorsed by weight watchersbd and your taste buds have always endorsed us. so, you know what this means... this is a real win win! yoplait, it is so good. gins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. since then, there's been one wedding, 2 kids, and 43 bottles of olay total effects. so in spite of 185 tantrums 378 pre-dawn starts and a lot of birthdays, caroline still looks amazing. you can challenge what's possible thanks to the trusted performance of olay. 60 years, millions of women, real results. 60 years, millions of women, ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our train
Sep 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, paul butler. and on that fighting campaigner whose support i now welcome, president truman. i feel a lot safer with all of them on my side. and i am proud of the contrast of our republican competitors. not one challenger has dared to put his head up in the last 12 months. [applause] i am fully aware of the fact that the democratic party by nominating someone of my faith has taken on what many regard as a new and hazardous. democratic party is once again placed its confidence in the american people and their ability to render a free and fair judgment and my ability to render a free and fair judgment. [applause] to uphold the constitution in my oath of office, to reject any kind of religious pressure or obligation that might directly or indirectly interfere with my concept of the presidency in the national interest. my record of 14 years in supporting public education, supporting a complete separation of church and state, and resisting pressure from forces of any kind should be clear by now to everyone. [applause] i hope that no american caondiering the -- considering the really crit
Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
preached a simple butler revolutionary -- a simple but revolutionary concept of the whole community. the government can't and should not shoulder theç entire challenge ofçç responseç, recovery, and prepared this. prior to theirç administration, nobody would really say that out loud. we became an agency trying to be everything to everybody at the worst possible time for all of us. it is their leadership and tenacity to hone in one this one psychological culture shift in speaking about earthquakes that is a real seismic shift in the way we look at things. we are honored to have him here for a few minutes today. the deputy administrator. [applause] ç>> good morning. it is truly a pleasure to be back here in san francisco. i was here a few months ago for the anniversary of theç loma pr ieto earthquake. in talking to a lot of folks and listening to the mayor, the mayor getsç it. i come from the city in the çnortheast. i spent a little bit of time in boston. i had a career before i came to fema to 0.5 years ago. boston and san francisco are similar in many ways. you have
Sep 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
to have the 405 freeway back open. >>> the pope's former butler goes on trial. the surprising action the catholic leader may take if the butler is convicted. >> i'm working on a hot weather forecast coming up at 10:37, the one part of the bay area that could warm over 20 degrees for tomorrow and the timing of the cooling trend in the five day forecast. what was grandma's cold remedy? hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! there you go cuz, so you can sweat it out! oh, and music... ( all ) music? ... heals the soul. the power to share unites us. verizon brings your entire family the savings of the share everything plan. unlimited talk. unlimited text. and data you can share with up to 10 devices, all in one plan. get the 4glte droid razr by motorola for $99.99. verizon. >>> what was being dubbed as carmaggedon two is going smoothly tonight in los angeles. this weekend's freeway closure is part two of last year's big construction project on the 405 freeway. crews demolished the bridge that spanned across the freeway. the bridge will eventually be replaced so the bridge can be widened. the s
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
of 10. >>> christopher butler, the private investigator at the center of a scandal involving dirty duis and stolen drugs was sentenced to eight years in federal prison. nbc bay area was the first to obtain this undercover video, showing butler and the former commander in the drug enforcement team. allegedly taking part in an apparent drug deal. butler admitted he teamed up with him to steal drugs from police evidence lockers and then sell them back on the street. he's willing -- he was willing to testify in court which garnered him a lighter sentence. he has pleaded not guilty when scheduled to go to trial in january. >>> the search is on this morning for an armed gunman involved in a high speed shootout that shut down a busy freeway. the attack happened on i-580 last night. today in the bay's christy smith is live where police say the car riddled with bullets was left on the side of the freeway. christy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jon. a very strange situation. i just spoke with the sheriff's spokesperson. he tells me this morning they're asking for the public's help. any
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Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
contracted s.w.s., could that lean to full blown r.b.s.? >> what's that? >> restless butler syndrome. >> we're not going to bite. >> sorry, making up a condition and giving it an acronym to make it sound legitimate is foolish. sorry, you were saying, s.w.s. sure the poor and middle-class are worried about having enough food. but the wealthy have to worry about whether or not their waiter is recording them while they mock half the country. it's a painful reality that afflicts at least 1% of the 1%. so let's say i've created a hot new app. >> right. >> it's called dick widget. >> okay. >> now i'm worth $100 million. can you help he? >> well, we begin by asking you what-- >> a dick widget is-- >> no, i don't care what a dick widget is. >> it's an app that draws (bleep) on people's faces. >> it doesn't matter how you made your money. you got it, you got lucky. >> not really, dick widget was popular. >> but we don't know the details of the business. we need to know why it is you're coming to us. >> you tell me, you're the shrinks. >> what are the needs and wants that you have that have nothing t
Sep 25, 2012 4:30am PDT
fate today. christopher butler will be sentenced this afternoon. he pleaded guilty to seven flny charges, including drug possession. he admitted to robbing prostitutes and setting up a massage parlor in pleasant hill that provided sexual services. a co-defendant, former san ramon police officer, louie lombardi was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in this scheme. >>> police are still trying to identify the man struck by three cars on interstate 680 to pleasanton. it's an update to breaking news yesterday morning. it happened about 3:30 in the morning at southbound 680 at stoneridge drive. the man was hit by three cars and was dead when officers arrived. police are trying to figure out why the man was on the highway in the first place. the incident shut down all southbound lanes for nearly two hours. >>> san francisco's board of supervisors deciding when to hear the official misconduct charges against suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi. the board is considering a special meeting to hear the charges on october 9th. mirkarimi was suspended after a domestic violence incid
Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >>> the east bay private eye case gets back in court today learning his fate. christopher butler will be sentenced this afternoon. he pleaded guilty this year to seven felony charges, including felony possession. he admits to prostitution and drug purchases. >>> new details into what the police found at the home of the elementary school principal arrested on drug charges. police found ten hidden cameras, including one tucked in a teddy bear at eric lewis' home. police found meth and the date rape drug ghb. lewis was arrested on friday after alleging to meet an undercover police officer on a drug deal. he is now on leave from montague elementa elementary. >>> the board of supervisors deciding when to hear the case of ross mirkarimi. they will hear the charges on october 9th. mirkarimi was suspendussuspende domestic violence charge against his wife. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee is the one that filed the misconduct charge against mirkarimi, but the board could put him in the hot seat. the "san francisco examiner" say officials claim the mayor perjerd himself. he said he never auth
Sep 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
tweeting out some fantastic photos, oprah. this movie called "the butler," you're working on. jane fonda as nancy reagan. and allen rickman, on ronald reagan. i'm excited. you're going to bring people inside one of the most historic white house butlers ever. >> yes. it's a story about eugene hall. and i play his wife. the character's gloria. and forest whitaker's by husband. and it looks into the life and times of this butler who was in the white house for eight presidents. and it's about looking at the historical happenings during that time, the civil rights movement, the freedom riders. the life of so many people who contributed to the possibility of me being able to sit in this chair today, through the eyes of the butler. it's wonderful. and last night, we had the white house scene with jane fonda as nancy reagan. so, i was up late last night. >> we love that. you look fantastic this morning. tell us more about what we should expect from your show? >> our show opener is with evelyn lazada, the estranged wife of chad johnson. evelyn is every woman. she's got a story that many women liv
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
butler seen here in the black suit, he pleaded guilty in mae to conspiracy to sell drugs, robbery, extortion and other charges. private investigator for members of contra costa narcotics enforcement team. he and four other law enforcement personnel were accused of setting up estranged clients for drunken driving arrests, robbing prostitutes and operating a pleasant hill massage parlor. >>> oakland police are investigating a shooting this afternoon where a pregnant woman came dangerously close to being hit by a bullet. the shooting on 16th street near seminary avenue happened about 4:30 this afternoon and literally dozens of shell casings. one witness told ktvu news said he heard at least 30 shots. the pregnant woman was sitting in her car when it was struck. she was not seriously injured and did not go to the hospital. police say gunfire came from a car. >>> we are learning new information about an elementary school principal selg drugs to an undercover agent. robert honda tells us what police found in the apartment hiding inside a teddy bear. >> the school principal for montague
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
christopher butler plead guilty to conspiracy to sell drugs, robbery, extortion and other charges. he was a friday evacuate investigator for members of the drug enforcement team. he and others were charged in a scheme that included robbing prostitutes and operating a massage parlor. tonight police are on the look out for a bank robber. police say that the same man is believed to have robbed two banks in the last month and attempted to rob a third. these are photographs from surveillance video of him from the united states bank on lincoln avenue.united states bank in sunnyvale. in both cases the man entered the bank, demanded money and then left running the stolen cash. >> employees a company specializes in security for mobile devices have found a flaw that could let some ride muni for free. they have found a way to undermine the limited use paper fare card and restore values without paying. the men found problem was transit systems in san francisco, new york and new jersey and then told the transit agencies. if. > new, sal live in oakland with the new rules of the road when it comes
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
turned private investigator. christopher butler seen in this video wearing a suit is one of several current and former law enforcement officers involved in the corruption scandal in contra costa county. in may he pleaded guilty to several charges including conspiracy to sell drugs, robbery, and extortion. >>> oakland police are accusing a council member of disrespecting officers. she compared officers accused of misconduct to abusive catholic priests that get shuffled from parish to parish. capelin says it comes after she is seeking the reendorsement. >>> pregnant woman was nearly hit by a barrage of bullets yesterday in oakland. officers marked at least three dozen casings on the ground at 16th street near seminary avenue. the woman was just sitting in the car about 3:30 when a bullet pierced the window spraying her with broken glass. she did not have to go to the hospital. police leave this was a drive by shooting. >>> bart says an electrical surge was the cause of a site in san francisco ten days ago. this is an image from security cameras. you can see a brief flash of morning in
Aug 31, 2012 6:37pm PDT
butler, or at as my client knows me -- i'm the director on telegraph hill and i am married and my wife and i have to near 429 and 28 years respectively. we raised our to native san franciscan daughters here and there almost out of college. we are excited to be well treated in this community. i have them pro bono work as an architect and my work is without portfolio, so when something comes up, i am able to address it and i would like to speak about barricades' on broadway in the evening hours on fridays and saturdays. many things have been tried, blocking off the roads from all vehicular traffic, but it creates a problem because the parking lots are vacant. without someone in controlling the parking lots, a lot of nefarious activity occurs and was what was ordinarily a police have the area. we tried keeping people from going up the hills and circling around and we had another idea to put a barricade on the middle of the block between broadway so that traffic coming from columbus avenue can't go all the way through. you can go in as far as the barricade hist to keep people from trying t
Aug 31, 2012 7:07pm PDT
like to see mr. butler's traffic engineering proposal and we will come up with some stuff. i know trish was talking about coming up with a more localized holding area and to work with the sheriff to see if we can activate something like the way we do for large demonstrations where we anticipate large numbers of arrests. we might be able to do that on a temporary base this on thursday, friday, and saturday night. we will figure something out. we do push extra people toward broadway. we have the events in the southeast sector the last couple of months and we are spreading it then. we will figure it out. -- we are spreading it sen. >> it appears -- >> >> i just want to say that the supervisors have passed a number of pieces of legislation passing regulation of tour buses. we would be happy to work with the advisory committee and make sure how we can extend that some of those and help think about what we can do when a local legislative level to make sure we are keeping these buses in line and all of the spillover effects are not bleeding into that neighborhood. that is something in our hous
Aug 31, 2012 8:07pm PDT
much. for the record, joe butler. thank you. >> commissioners, are there no other speakers for public comment? >> good afternoon, commissioners, members of the public. i represent the efficient co. i would like to use the overhead. i brought you guys a blank page here, and what this says it represents a nice picture as opposed to 407 ferrel street. i am not sure if you've passed this -- it is not a pretty picture. a lot of homeless live outside the building. crack and fights and heroin and dancing in the street, things like this we can't house in the city. we wllook for answers to mid- market problems. the building is vacant. the owenrner is 5th church of christ science. this is stapled up with plywood and there are also a pair of illegal signs above this and i would like to invite everyone to join us for an hour of reading, to promote a drug-free community and also, any pressure on them to house something besides this could only be beneficial. thank you. >> for those two people who are standing on either side of the door, please go to the other side of the room, you create a fire haz
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